Silver Creek Middle School

495 N Indiana Ave
Sellersburg, IN 47172
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Silver Creek Middle School serves 696 students in grades 6-8.
Silver Creek Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is equal to the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 696 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

School Overview

Silver Creek Middle School's student population of 696 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
696 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Silver Creek Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Silver Creek Middle School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1002 out of 1755 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
36%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
43%
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
14%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
78%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Silver Creek Middle School's ranking?
Silver Creek Middle School is ranked #1002 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are Silver Creek Middle School often compared to?
Silver Creek Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Charlestown Middle School, Rock Creek Community Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
How many students attend Silver Creek Middle School?
696 students attend Silver Creek Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Silver Creek Middle School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Silver Creek Middle School?
Silver Creek Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Silver Creek Middle School offer ?
Silver Creek Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Silver Creek Middle School part of?
Silver Creek Middle School is part of Silver Creek School Corporation School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 696 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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